A yellow handheld videogame system

More details on the Playdate

Like many, I’m super anticipating the release of this little yellow console. More details released today include the game editor, font editor, the first batch of games, a dock and more.

An illustration of orange flowers

Old Book Illustrations

Not verified as open sourced images, but a trove for inspiration nonetheless

Airmstreams and classic cars

Yonder Escalante

Airstreams, modern mini cabins, a drive-in, general store, pool, campfire storytelling. Southern Utah. Adding the the big list of places I would enjoy visiting.

Nuns making art and designing things!

Los Angeles studio of Corita Kent designated historic cultural landmark

Glad it wasn’t razed for a parking lot. Another thing to add to the list of places I would very much love to visit.

graphic patterns in black and white

Cognitive Bias and the Design Process

I’m making note of this article by Jon Yablonski for a few reasons: Bringing awareness to the design process. Plus also? His post and website are quite lovely in layout and presentation across the board.

Burlap print with the words "THE GAP" on a line

The Gap by Ira Glass

I’ve heard this audio a handful of times and seen it visualized perhaps more than once. But it never fails to remind me of the work. / via @misterbisson

A circular video portal

A portal to feel connected

Marveling at this huge circular screen and camera with real-time feed between Vilnius, Lithuania and Lublin, Poland

A woman juggles 5 different colored balls, filmed from above

Juggling from above

Taylor Glenn shifts the perspective of the skill / via MetaFilter

A circular pattern

Infinite Zoom

Click or tap anywhere to change up the pattern. Mesmerizing.

Frame of animation with blue cars circling on roads

How Uber is Scamming Everyone

Edward Ongweso, Jr. and Gravel Institute present such an alarming and compelling case against Uber I will vow to seek alternatives and understand the landscape of travel options with more thought.

A photo of circular balconies on a high rise in China

Balconies in Guiyang, China

I’m also mesmerized with this photo by Jord Hammond

Black and white interface of the old Mac OS Scrapbook

Scrapbook

After seeing this post on Fonts In Use I am now scouring the internet for a modern replacement of this old Apple utility that was probably better in my memory than actually useful.

Optical illusion using the Eiffel Tower

JR and the Eiffel Tower

Another wonderful installation

An illustration of swirling mist around a hand by Nathalie Lees

Five-finger breathing exercise

Ground yourself in the present moment to calm down

Creative titles arranged haphazardly connected by lines and arrows

Stop Trying to Design Everything

Jennifer Daniel posted a link to this talk from a while back and I started playing it off to the side of my screen and then I was smiling so much I just made it full […]

A fox rides a bike at night

The Smile, live

Metafilter collects links to videos and downloads for this performance at the virtual Glastonbury festival. Featuring Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood (from Radiohead) with drummer Tom Skinner.

A man holds a mobile phone with ghosts of privacy trackers dissipate nearby

Apple’s Privacy Commercial

I had only seen tiny snippets before seeing the whole thing. This really brings clarity to the insanity of tracking. I would actually appreciate seeing a longer and deeper dive. Sadly the video is hosted on […]

A collage of movie characters on a pink background

52 comfort films – to watch again and again

Writers, readers and filmmakers create a list of favorite movies. Some gems and some I’ve yet to see. If I had to pick one to add to the list today I would say “About Time”

A very colorful and beautiful perpetual calendar

Yoni Alter’s Perpetual Calendar

Well this is gorgeous. / via Fonts In Use

An acrylic abstract painting of 10 people in a circular embrace

An interview with Geoff McFetridge

“The root of what I do is an art practice applied to design. I’m designing art.” / via TMN

retro m&m's logo with nice colorful dots

The work of Rafael Serra

Porto based type and lettering artist. Some super fun retro logo explorations on their insta / via Rachel

Lego minifigs in a rainbow colored assortment

Everyone is Awesome

A new Lego set coming in June

A rock band comprised of four young women performing a song in a library

The Linda Lindas “Racist Sexist Boy”

Poser. Blockhead. Riffraff. Jerkface.

Multiple TikTok screenshots of a bearded man in a beanie singing into a microphone

Hide and Seek, harmony build

I love falling into rabbit holes of harmony. I also realize this is likely lip sync’d, but that’s okay. The premise is solid.

An illustration of a hand signing the letter E

Fingerspelling

Give this website webcam permissions and learn sign language (Chrome based browsers)

Modern house design with clean lines and a pool

Casa dos Sobreiros, Portugal

The “Cork trees house” by TRAMA arquitetos is quite lovely. I’m making a vision board for dream homes. / via Heike

A dog and woman, each doing yoga

Yoga with a dog

Secret the Australian Shepherd and Mary the girl do some Yoga.

An illustration of an inner dialog

The Fresh Start Challenge

From the NY Times: “As pandemic restrictions begin to ease, we all have the opportunity to rethink what life looks like going forward. Our 10-day Fresh Start Challenge will share daily tips for mindful living, stronger […]

A photograph of red and white hybrid flowers

Surreal, real photos of flowers

by Xuebing Du. Gorgeous.

A synthesizer with wood paneling

Homemade modular synthesizer

It certainly looks neato. / via Tom